Lyricist Göran Svenning and composer David Hellström were a top Swedish songwriting team of the early 20th century. All songs are by Svenning and Hellström except where noted. ARTICLE http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Göran_Svenning_and_David_Hellström PLAYLIST Tracks 01-46: various artists BALEN PÅ BAKGÅRDEN Lyrics: Emil Norlander Music: David Hellström Svenning and Hellström's "Friarevalsen" (The Suitor’s Waltz) was given a second life when the producer Emil Norlander borrowed... Topics: Snoose Boulevard, 78rpm, Scandinavian old-time
Thorstein Skarning (1888-1939) was a Norwegian-born accordion virtuoso and bandleader, who toured the Upper Midwest for over two decades and was a Twin Cities radio personality in the 1930s. Following his death, his son Thorstein B. Skarning kept the orchestra going into the 1950s, promoting it as "the only Norske band in the United States featuring old style mixed music." ARTICLE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorstein_Skarning PLAYLIST Tracks 01-18: various artists Tracks 19-19:... Topics: 78rpm, Scandinavian old-time, Snoose Boulevard
Arvid Franzen was a Swedish-born accordionist and bandleader, whose live performances and numerous recordings made him a household name in Scandinavian communities throughout the United States. Ragnar Sundquist was a popular Swedish accordionist and composer in the first half of the 20th century. He performed all over Sweden and toured the United States on three occasions. Tracks 01-04: Arvid Franzen and Hjalmar Peterson Tracks 05-10: Arvid Franzen and Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Tracks 11-15:... Topics: Snoose Boulevard, 78rpm, Scandinavian old-time
Ted Johnson (b. 1903) was a Swedish-American violinist, who led a popular Scandinavian dance band in the Twin Cities during the 1930s and 1940s. A onetime member of Olle i Skratthult’s company, he appeared in the memorable 1926 photo of Olle’s Hobo Orchestra. ARTICLES https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Johnson_(bandleader) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorstein_Skarning https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hjalmar_Peterson PLAYLIST Tracks 01-15: Ted Johnson Orchestra VOCALISTS Ted Johnson: tracks... Topics: 78rpm, Scandinavian old-time, Snoose Boulevard
Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra recordings from the 1920s. Victor Records. Peterson was better known by his stage name of Olle i Skratthult (Olle from Laughtersville). Columbia and Victor always listed Olle under both his real name and his stage name. Some records gave Hjalmar Peterson top billing. Others gave precedence to Olle i Skratthult. Instrumentals were credited to Olle i Skratthults Luffarekapell, Hjalmar Peterson’s Hobo Orchestra and to other similar names. Olle’s band did not appear... Topics: 78rpm, Hjalmar Peterson, Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra, Scandinavian old-time, Snoose Boulevard
Harmony Music was a Scandinavian-American label based in Berkeley, California that operated from the 1940s through the 1960s. Its catalog included a wide range of music: sacred, classical, folk, popular, instrumental and comedy. Vocal numbers were sung in Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish and English. This page has twenty-six Harmony recordings of sacred, vocal and instrumental music. The Swedish gospel singer Lapp-Lisa released "Barnatro" on the Harmony label, but a different... Topics: 78rpm, Amerikansk skivmärke, Scandinavian old-time, Snoose Boulevard, Svenska psalmer, Swedish...